Our Team

Mark Vallier

CEO, Master Fitter/ Master Builder

Mark founded MK Golf with Kirk James in 2005. He has been repairing and building golf clubs for over 40 years. Prior to MK Golf, Mark worked for 35 years at CPS Energy, holding many positions. His experience as a machinist and his many years of working with clubs has made him one of the true experts in the field of club building and repair. His knowledge of the golf swing and understanding of the design characteristics of club heads and shafts makes him a true master fitter. He has fit hundreds of amateurs and professionals since founding MK Golf.


Kirk James

CFO/ Master Fitter

Kirk founded MK Golf with Mark Vallier in 2005. Prior to founding MK Golf, Kirk had a successful career as a commercial real estate lawyer. A certified “golf geek” his entire life, Kirk has become a master fitter through diligent study and fitting hundreds of amateurs and professionals. In addition to his fitting duties, he is responsible for all of MK Golf’s business and financial matters.


Jamie Watson

Club Builder, Production/ Build Shop Manager

Jamie is responsible for the daily build and repair shop operations. He has been a member of the MK Golf Team for three years, learning his skills under the direction of Mark. Prior to joining MK Golf, Jamie worked in various retail positions in the golf industry.